Cost Accountant in Niles, OH at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    1000 Warren Avenue
    Niles, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/24/2019

Job Description

Arconic AES Niles Melt and Mill Operations is seeking a senior financial analyst with high energy and drive. This position is accountable for coordinating and providing a broad range of financial and operational analysis activities for the location. This position will report to the Controller and be based in Niles, OH. We encourage qualified candidates that are interested in a high visibility role within a flagship location to apply.

Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) is a $14 billion global leader in lightweight metals engineering and manufacturing. Arconic’s innovative multi-material products, which include aluminum, titanium, and nickel, are used primarily in aerospace, automotive, commercial transportation, building and construction, defense, and industrial applications. Arconic employs more than 40,000 people in over 25 countries around the world.

Essential Functions:
•Assisting in performing internal auditing for the Financial and Business processes within the plant.
•Performing essential cost accounting functions to ensure proper product costing and inventory valuation
•Monitoring spending levels and providing appropriate feedback to production.
•Providing general accounting support ensuring that appropriate internal controls are in place, Corporate Policies are followed, account reconciliations are completed, and aged items are monitored until resolution.
•Supporting the monthly closing process.
•Supporting the completion of the physical inventory of metal and fixed assets per Corporate requirement.
•Collaborate across functions to drive profitability through pricing and process
•Performing other duties as assigned.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
•Manufacturing Experience – this position is in a heavy manufacturing facility and the knowledge of and interest in manufacturing operations will be integral to success in this role.
•Technology Skills — Accounting and Finance software: Hyperion, SAP; Spreadsheet software: Advanced Microsoft Excel Ability; Office Suite software: Microsoft Office
•Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
•Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
•Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.
•Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
•Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
•Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical.
•Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
•Systems Evaluation — Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
•Disciplined Execution — Job requires partnering with the Operations team through daily execution of the financial plan. When required, he/she will need to be able to dive into details to ensure financial success.
•The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution
- Minimum 5 years’ experience in Finance
- Experience with Cost Accounting - standard cost methodology, inventory valuation and controls
- One (1) year of experience in a manufacturing environment
- Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
- This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’) Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Preferred Qualifications:
- 7+ years' experience in Finance in a manufacturing environment
- Master of Business Administration (MBA), CMA Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
- Experience with Hyperion & Oracle

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